Alliance of Patriots

Georgian parliamentarian swamped by protesters calling him a “Russian slave”

By | September 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Member of Parliament Emzar Kvitsiani was seen physically assaulting several protesters after they called him a "Russian slave". (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch--A brawl broke out at the parliament building in Tbilisi Sunday, after anti-government protesters yelled at a MP that he was a “Russian slave”.  Emzar Kvitsiani, an MP representing the far-right Alliance of Patriots [...]

Alliance of Patriots sends three MPs to Moscow to ‘enhance relations’ between Georgia and Russia

By | July 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

From the left to right: Gocha Tevdoradze, Giorgi Lomia and Ada Marshania, Alliance of Patriots MPs at a press conference on Friday. TBILISI, DFWatch--Three members of the Georgian parliament are to visit Moscow and meet the Russian Duma member whose recent visit to Tbilisi led to the country’s worst political crisis for years. The [...]

Lawmaker in Georgia suggests making it a crime to cause offense to religious feelings

By | April 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Emzar Kvitsiani. TBILISI, DFWatch–A conservative MP in Georgia has presented a bill that would prescribe punishment of up to one year in jail for ‘offending someone’s religious feelings’. The human rights committee in parliament agrees with the bill ‘in principle’. “I’m ready to take part in and make […]

Rally in Tbilisi to demand ‘illegal’ immigrants kicked out

By | July 15th, 2017|Categories: Minorities|Tags: , , , , |

Organizers of the rally, including Sandro Bregadze (right), hold an icon of King Davit IV Aghmashenebeli. (Facebook/Nini Ketelauri.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Nationalist groups in Georgia mobilized supporters Friday for an anti-immigration rally in the center of Tbilisi. Activists carrying flags and slogans for nationalist causes demanded ‘illegal’ immigrants kicked out of the country and called on authorities to bring […]

Confusion over election math: Will Georgia’s third party get into parliament?

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–There is confusion over how to interpret the results of Saturday’s election in Georgia. A CEC spokesperson said Monday that the third party Alliance of Patriots is still below the threshold, but even so, the commission will discuss if it may still be qualified with 4.998%. […]

Third party Patriot Alliance is 244 votes from getting into parliament

By | October 9th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: , , |

Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi of the Patriot Alliance. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Alliance of Patriots is out of parliament, after it seemed for a few hours it had succeeded in surpassing the minimum threshold. At 3pm, the Alliance was at exactly 5 percent, and seemed qualified to get representatives into the new national assembly as the third party, […]

Preliminary results: Patriot Alliance gets into parliament with 17 votes margin

By | October 9th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: , |

Irma Inashvili, one of the leaders of Patriot Alliance. TBILISI, DFWatch–Three parties are predicted to surpass the 5% percent threshold and make it into parliament, after 82.55% percent of votes have been counted, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said. As the results currently stand, Georgian Dream looks to get 49.26 percent, […]

Ivanishvili urges Alliance of Patriots to clarify its stance toward EU, NATO

By | September 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Tbilisi, DFWatch – Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili criticizes Alliance of Patriots, a conservative political party, which often resorts to the populist nationalistic narrative, for having ‘no clear platform’ and advises them to inform voters what exactly they want and what direction they want to steer the country. […]

Opposition party calls off hunger strike against election fraud

By | November 25th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Irma Inashvili. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–Activists from a Georgian opposition party which claimed a recent election was falsified called off their 16-day hunger strike on Tuesday after meeting with parliamentarians. Irma Inashvili, the Alliance of Patriots’ candidate for parliament in in October’s by-election […]

Opposition activists on hunger strike taken to hospital

By | November 18th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

Emzar Kvitsiani, one of the Alliance of Patriots taken to hospital. (Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Several members of the party Alliance of Patriots were taken to the hospital on Tuesday after going on a hunger strike ten days ago. Emzar Kvitsiani, Manana Abuseridze, Lali Khutsishvili and Ada Marshania were brought to Chapidze clinic, while […]

Alliance of Patriots rally against alleged election fraud

By | November 9th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The opposition party Alliance of Patriots on Sunday demonstrated in Tbilisi, demanding the resignation of two ministers because of election fraud. Several hundred people took part in the demonstration, which started at the Rustaveli statue […]

Rally in Tbilisi to demand accountability for Saakashvili regime

By | February 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Demonstrators demand to ‘restore justice’ and punish officials that committed violations during the Saakashvili regime. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Over a thousand people demonstrated in central Tbilisi on Saturday, demanding that officials that broke the law during the Saakashvili regime are held to account. They demand that officials in the Saakashvili regime who committed crimes are punished, […]